Positano, in the heart of the Amalfi coast is an ideal place to spend Christmas and New Year’s holidays framed by a landscape of dreams, ready to explore the surrounding area, rich in history and culture made up of local hospitality and simplicity.
The town of Positano, a resort destination since the time of the Roman Empire, is now known for its distinctive architecture, its long stairways, which run the whole town connecting the houses located in the highest part of the coast with the beaches and the presence of the ancient Saracen towers.
The latter, of medieval origin, characterize the entire territory of the Amalfi Coast.
At the time of the Saracen raids, the towers were a real security system based on sighting enabling the local people to move away from the coast before the landing of the enemy.
During Christmas and New Year Positano becomes a paradise for children and adults.
Inevitable are the cribs, in setting typical of the Neapolitan culture, which are held in different corners of Positano, a witness to a culture and a tradition rooted in places.
Christmas is also an occasion where you can watch the local gigs in squares and churches.
The choice is wide: the Positano Christmas is full of different music, from religious Christmas carols to cheerful rhythms of the music of the local tradition.
Christmas and New Year in Positano are synonymous with good food. This is not only true about seafood.
The cuisine of Positano is full of tasty and simple products, such as the cheese from Lattari Mountains, situated above the Amalfi Coast or the typical eggplant parmigiana, a real feature of the Neapolitan culture.
Positano is also a great place to spend the Christmas and New Year with your children, who can have fun with puppet shows, animated nativity scenes and the many activities organized by the City to the delight of children.Categories: Curiosities
Localities: Amalfi Coast, Europe, Italy, Positano
Specials: Christmas, Winter